Shrouded in Old Glory, the body of an officer identified only as “Major Aowie” rests amid the ruins of St. Croix Church in St. Lo where he was killed in action leading his battalion into the German strong point in Normandy on July 23, 1944. Some of his men with a machine gun in a bomb crater in foreground. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)

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